Probation Journal volume 23, issue 1, P30-32 1976 DOI: 10.1177/026455057602300110 View full text
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Abstract: was considerable Press publicity, some of which ~was of a grossly misleading kind.Thus there were headlines all over the country of the effect that &dquo;nine out of ten boys are thieves&dquo;, &dquo;London, city of juvenile crime&dquo;, &dquo;juvenile crime wave&dquo;. I wish to make it quite clear to your readers, with their professional interest in the subject of my report, that at no time did I write or say anything that reasonably could be taken .to ,warrant the printing of such headlines. Furthermore my…

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